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Covington urban ministry
wants to open 'Dream Center'
Food, water, and prayer - volunteers will be delivering all three throughout Covington Saturday. "We just want people to know that God loves them, and we hope that Jesus touches some lives," said David Hilln, an urban missionary and leader of Urban Outreach NKY/Cincinnati.
No benefits for Kenton County
commissioners in 2011
Kenton County Fiscal Court passed an ordinance 3-1 designating county commissioners as part-time rather than full-time employees June 22.
Covington firm wins contract
to make B-737 parts
A specialized aerospace manufacturer Friday announced a new six-year contract with Boeing to exclusively supply exhaust parts for the popular 737 model.
Parisian clothing store on Pike Street was a favorite among Covington
residents, all the way into the early 1990s
Facebook page filled with old
photos; comments from users
One of the most active Covington-related pages at Facebook is one that has to do with local history, both recent and from decades ago. Facebook users particularly like photos of places they have been but, alas, no longer exist in the 21st Century.
CONFUSE BIKINI BARS
Covington bar owner,
dancers hear charges
The owner of two Covington bikini bars and three of her dancers had their first hearing Thursday on misdemeanor charges that they engaged in sexually oriented entertainment without proper permits.
Northern Kentucky's jobless rate
continued its drop in May
Northern Kentucky’s unemployment rate dropped for the second straight month in May, with Boone County falling below 10 percent, according to the state’s Office of Employment and Training.
Republicans block unemployment
Nearly a million people have lost their unemployment benefits because the Senate failed for the third time Thursday to extend the deadline to file for this safety net.
Covington debates how to
handle building, zoning permits
The Covington City Commission on Thursday continued to debate how the city will provide electrical inspections starting July 1, and will call a special meeting next week to put the final pieces in place before the city starts handling its own building and zoning permits.
Wizards select Kentucky's Wall
with No. 1 pick
John Wall needed only one year to take a reeling Kentucky program to the brink of the Final Four.
He's ready to spark a similar turnaround with the Washington Wizards.
at Molly Malone's
Molly Malone's Covington is now serving brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 2 pm. It's located at 112 E. Fourth St.
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Sunny and hot
Partly cloudy early this morning, then sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Tonight will be clear with lows in
the mid 60s.
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Aerial view from back then
Another view around Mother of God Church in the late 1960s. Road on the right is Russell Street. Directly behind the church steeples, it's hard to see, but I think that's the freight depot
at Washington and Pike Streets.
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More dirty evidence of
Gulf oil spill wash ashore
More dirty evidence of the massive oil spill washed ashore along the Gulf Coast for residents who don't need anymore reminders of their frustration over failed efforts to stop the crude gushing from a blown-out
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City begins taking down
'ineffective' street signs
Covington road crews have started to remove street signs such as "No Loud Noise" and "Children at Play."
Took 6 minutes for
tremors to reach Covington
The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake hit the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada and registered a magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale. It occurred at 1:41 pm.
It took about 6 minutes for the soft tremors to hit Covington.
Carnegie gets troubled
bar's liquor license
The city of Covington bought the Bottoms Up bar on Fifth Street and hopes to turn both the property and liquor license into something positive for the city.
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